The pandemic has seen more children experience mental health troubles. Modelling compassion and fostering self-esteem will help
Parents can take a page from psychological research on trauma and recovery to help kids struggling with pandemic life.
Multiplayer games can inspire creativity and sustain children's friendships while sheltering at home
A new report offers data on mental health in young people.
Every child develops at a different pace so it can be difficult to know what's normal.
Literacy researchers analyze cross-Canada favourite books for kindergarten to Grade 2 readers, and suggest great "gritty" reads that can help normalize conversations surrounding failure and growth.
In Nordic and Latin American countries, education systems promote well-being and resilience. The UK still has a lot to learn.
UK research indicates outcomes for children with mental health problems may have become worse in more recent generations.
A doctor reviews the medical evidence on the controversial practise of sleep training infants.
Focusing on two determinants of mental health can help pupils prevent issues arising.
A study of 600,000 children has found links between achievement and depression.
For every girl diagnosed with ADHD, up to seven boys are diagnosed. Researchers looked at risk factors, the role of genetics, and mental health for clues.
A national survey has shown Australian school students with a mental disorder can be almost three years behind in their studies by the time they sit their final NAPLAN test in year nine.
A judge has ruled that placing a 16-year-old in solitary confinement breached his human rights.
New research into the health of newly arrived refugee children in Australia gives us clues about how we can help all refugee kids.
If we want our children to stay healthy, we need to start making it a priority for schools.
A small minority of children with mental health issues is getting the help they need. School-based mental health is essential to keep students engaged.
Schools need to change the way they work to support the emotional well-being of our children.
Young asylum seekers need stability... or the consequences can be longlasting
New research suggests bullied children are more likely to report mental health problems compared to those who are maltreated.